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Theasaurus: Preparation

30 Bible Verses about Preparation

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Ezekiel 38:7

Be prepared, yea, prepare for thee, Thou and all thine assemblies who are assembled unto thee, And thou hast been to them for a guard.

Job 11:13

If thou -- thou hast prepared thy heart, And hast spread out unto Him thy hands,

Mark 15:42

And now evening having come, seeing it was the preparation, that is, the fore-sabbath,

2 Timothy 2:21

if, then, any one may cleanse himself from these, he shall be a vessel to honour, sanctified and profitable to the master -- to every good work having been prepared,

Amos 4:12

Therefore, thus I do to thee, O Israel, at last, Because this I do to thee, Prepare to meet thy God, O Israel.

Jonah 1:17

And Jehovah appointeth a great fish to swallow up Jonah, and Jonah is in the bowels of the fish three days and three nights.

Joel 3:9

Proclaim ye this among nations, Sanctify a war, stir up the mighty ones, Come nigh, come up, let all the men of war.

Ezekiel 12:3

And thou, son of man, make to thee vessels of removal, and remove by day before their eyes, and thou hast removed from thy place unto another place before their eyes, it may be they consider, for a rebellious house they are.

Malachi 3:1

Lo, I am sending My messenger, And he hath prepared a way before Me, And suddenly come in unto his temple Doth the Lord whom ye are seeking, Even the messenger of the covenant, Whom ye are desiring, Lo, he is coming, said Jehovah of Hosts.

1 Corinthians 14:8

for if also an uncertain sound a trumpet may give, who shall prepare himself for battle?

Hebrews 10:5

Wherefore, coming into the world, he saith, 'Sacrifice and offering Thou didst not will, and a body Thou didst prepare for me,

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Preparation » Day of

Matthew 27:62

And on the morrow that is after the preparation, were gathered together the chief priests, and the Pharisees, unto Pilate,

Mark 15:42

And now evening having come, seeing it was the preparation, that is, the fore-sabbath,

Luke 23:54

And the day was a preparation, and sabbath was approaching,

John 19:14

and it was the preparation of the passover, and as it were the sixth hour, and he saith to the Jews, 'Lo, your king!'

Preparation » Divine preparation for the needs of believers » Treasures of goodness

Psalm 63:10

They cause him to run on the edge of the sword, A portion for foxes they are.

Isaiah 64:4

Even from antiquity men have not heard, They have not given ear, Eye hath not seen a God save Thee, He doth work for those waiting for Him.

Jonah 4:6

And Jehovah God appointeth a gourd, and causeth it to come up over Jonah, to be a shade over his head, to give deliverance to him from his affliction, and Jonah rejoiceth because of the gourd with great joy.

Preparation » Divine preparation for the needs of believers » A heavenly home

Preparation » Divine preparation for the needs of believers » A glorious inheritance

Luke 14:17

and he sent his servant at the hour of the supper to say to those having been called, Be coming, because now are all things ready.

Luke 2:31

which Thou didst prepare before the face of all the peoples,

Preparation » For blessings spiritual preparation, steps required in » Abandonment of idols

1 Samuel 7:3

And Samuel speaketh unto all the house of Israel, saying, 'If with all your heart ye are turning back unto Jehovah -- turn aside the gods of the stranger from your midst, and Ashtaroth; and prepare your heart unto Jehovah, and serve Him only, and He doth deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.'

2 Chronicles 19:3

but good things have been found with thee, for thou hast put away the shrines out of the land, and hast prepared thy heart to seek God.'

Preparation » Spiritual » Abandonment of idols

1 Samuel 7:3

And Samuel speaketh unto all the house of Israel, saying, 'If with all your heart ye are turning back unto Jehovah -- turn aside the gods of the stranger from your midst, and Ashtaroth; and prepare your heart unto Jehovah, and serve Him only, and He doth deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.'

2 Chronicles 19:3

but good things have been found with thee, for thou hast put away the shrines out of the land, and hast prepared thy heart to seek God.'

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No entrance into heaven without cleansing

Revelation 7:13-14

And answer did one of the elders, saying to me, 'These, who have been arrayed with the white robes -- who are they, and whence came they?' and I have said to him, 'Sir, thou hast known;' and he said to me, 'These are those who are coming out of the great tribulation, and they did wash their robes, and they made their robes white in the blood of the Lamb;

Preparation » For blessings spiritual preparation, steps required in » Cleansing of God's temple

2 Chronicles 29:15

and they gather their brethren, and sanctify themselves, and come in, according to the command of the king in the matters of Jehovah, to cleanse the house of Jehovah,

Preparation » Spiritual » Cleansing of God's temple

2 Chronicles 29:15

and they gather their brethren, and sanctify themselves, and come in, according to the command of the king in the matters of Jehovah, to cleanse the house of Jehovah,

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No water for the army until ditches were dug

2 Kings 3:16-17

and he saith, 'Thus said Jehovah, Make this valley ditches -- ditches; for thus said Jehovah, Ye do not see wind, nor do ye see rain, and that valley is full of water, and ye have drunk -- ye, and your cattle, and your beasts.

Preparation » For blessings spiritual preparation, steps required in » Personal purification

2 Timothy 2:21

if, then, any one may cleanse himself from these, he shall be a vessel to honour, sanctified and profitable to the master -- to every good work having been prepared,

Preparation » Spiritual » Personal purification

2 Timothy 2:21

if, then, any one may cleanse himself from these, he shall be a vessel to honour, sanctified and profitable to the master -- to every good work having been prepared,

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No oil until the vessels were gathered

2 Kings 4:3-4

And he saith, 'Go, ask for thee vessels from without, from all thy neighbours -- empty vessels -- let them not be few; and thou hast entered, and shut the door upon thee, and upon thy sons, and hast poured out into all these vessels, and the full ones thou dost remove.'

Preparation » Divine preparation for the needs of believers » A spiritual feast

Matthew 22:4

Again he sent forth other servants, saying, Say to those who have been called: Lo, my dinner I prepared, my oxen and the fatlings have been killed, and all things are ready, come ye to the marriage-feasts;

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No healing until the leper had dipped seven times

2 Kings 5:10

and Elisha sendeth unto him a messenger, saying, 'Go, and thou hast washed seven times in Jordan, and thy flesh doth turn back to thee -- and be thou clean.

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No reconciliation without repentance

Joel 2:12-13

And also now -- an affirmation of Jehovah, Turn ye back unto Me with all your heart, And with fasting, and with weeping, And with lamentation. And rend your heart, and not your garments, And turn back unto Jehovah your God, For gracious and merciful is He, Slow to anger, and abundant in kindness, And He hath repented concerning the evil.

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No harvest until the ground had been broken up

Hosea 10:12

Sow for yourselves in righteousness, Reap according to loving-kindness, Till for yourselves tillage of knowledge, To seek Jehovah, Till he come and shew righteousness to you.

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No messiah until the way had been prepared

Preparation » Divine preparation for the needs of believers » Overflowing blessings

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No resurrection until the stone is removed

John 11:39

Jesus saith, 'Take ye away the stone;' the sister of him who hath died -- Martha -- saith to him, 'Sir, already he stinketh, for he is four days dead;'

Preparation » For blessings spiritual preparation, steps required in » Returning unto the lord

Luke 1:17

and he shall go before Him, in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn hearts of fathers unto children, and disobedient ones to the wisdom of righteous ones, to make ready for the Lord, a people prepared.'

Preparation » Spiritual » Returning unto the lord

Luke 1:17

and he shall go before Him, in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn hearts of fathers unto children, and disobedient ones to the wisdom of righteous ones, to make ready for the Lord, a people prepared.'

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No vision without obedience

John 9:7

'Go away, wash at the pool of Siloam,' which is, interpreted, Sent. He went away, therefore, and did wash, and came seeing;

Salt » Illustrative » Preparation » The wicked » For destruction

Mark 9:49

for every one with fire shall be salted, and every sacrifice with salt shall be salted.

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Preparation For Burial

John 12:7

Jesus, therefore, said, 'Suffer her; for the day of my embalming she hath kept it,